Abscon tourism and travel guide

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Abscon is situated in the Nord department and Nord-Pas-de-Calais region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north-east of France at 38 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Abscon is 178 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Amand-les-Eaux at 16 km and Cambrai at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Abscon, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Abscon in Hauts-de-France.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

 
 

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Nord

Map of places to visit near Abscon

Markets in and near Abscon

Market days in Abscon: weekly market: Tuesday;

  • Abscon: market Tuesday (0km)
  • Escaudain: market Monday (3km)
  • Aniche: market Friday (3km)
  • Fenain: market Saturday (3km)
  • Denain: market Thursday (7km)
  • Douchy-les-Mines: market Saturday (7km)
  • Anzin: market Tuesday & Friday (15km)
  • Beuvrages: market Sunday (16km)
  • Douai: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Avesnes-les-Aubert: market Thursday & Sunday (17km)

More information about Abscon, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions near Abscon, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Abscon.

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (14km)
  • l'Avesnois (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (29km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (39km)
  • Le parc Barbieux (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (8km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (10km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (18km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (39km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (3km)
  • Wattignies (33km)
  • Wasquehal (39km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (40km)
  • Tourcoing (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (38km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Abscon

Canton: Denain

Arrondissement: Valenciennes

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Postcode: 59215

Distance to Abscon

from Lille (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 178 km

from Calais: 123 km

from Nice: 796 km

from Bordeaux: 677 km

from Strasbourg: 376 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Abscon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than 6 kilometres from Abscon): Aniche, Auberchicourt, Bouchain, Bruille-Lez-Marchiennes, Ecaillon, Emerchicourt, Erre, Escaudain, Fenain, Helesmes, Hornaing, Lourches, Marcq-en-Ostrevent, Mastaing, Neuville-sur-Escaut, Rieulay, Roeulx and Somain.

This page in French: Visiter Abscon